Guide to Using Hekman Library Online

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Advanced Finding Tools

Power Tools for Improved Productivity

The "power tools" here are designed for advanced searchers, and help make research quicker and more efficient.  If you use a tool that will benefit others in the Calvin community, let us know about it!

Electronic Journal Locator

Hekman Library subscribes to or has access to more than 25,000 electronic journals. The e-Journal Locator helps you discover which e-Journals we "own."

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  • Title: Enter a full or partial journal title (This search can also be done using the library's catalog. Follow these instructions)  
  • Category: Provides a list of journals in a subject area.
  • Locate: Provides a list by publisher
  • CitationLinker: Enter important parts of the article citation to determine if the library has access to the electronic article. The most important data elements are "journal title", "volume", "issue", and "Last name". We recommend that you do not attempt to complete most or every field.


How To Find... Guides

Many specialized guides have been created to help researchers quickly master some of the tools and sources found in the library.  Use these guides, for example, for tips on finding book reviews, film reviews, company information, or searching the library catalog.